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never forget, we'll never know their pain and we only wish we could have stopped this to reduce the number of victims. -- captions by vitac -- isis claims responsibility for attacks that killed more than 100 people in yemen's capital. disturbing new information about the men behind the blast and the sick trick they used to carry it out. also a march against terrorism in tunisia after the deadly attack which left at least 20 dead there. we'll hear from a man who saw the massacre as it unfolded. plus a brazen attack using bug spray and a machete on federal officers at a u.s. airport. welcome to our viewers in the u.s. and around the world, i'm natalie allen. this is "cnn newsroom."
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. in yemen, isis is warning that attacks on two shiite mosques are just the beginning. the terror group claimed responsible for the bombings friday which killed and wounded hundreds. that attack is just the latest sign that sectarian violence could be plunging yemen into civil war. senior international correspondent nick paton walsh has our report. we warn you, this video is graphic. >> reporter: a staggering death toll over 130 dead over 300 injured. sanaa, the capital's hospital struggling to cope with the influx of the wounded. the blasts hitting at the aboutest time of the week during friday prayer. what key shia mosque in sanaa frequented by members of the houthi movement senior clerics and leader wounded. one clerical leader killed by the two explosions. the first it each mosque hitting crowds of worshippers.
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suggestions in some yemeni media and blaster casts used to smug in explosives by suicide bombers. after the first black struck and rescuer rushed in eric second device outside -- rushed in a second device out each of the mosques. that's perhaps behind the large number of death but add a troubling extra element to the instability and unrest across yemen where the government of swept out of power by the increase in the organized houthi movement who many say are backed by iran. it is that element of sectarianism here. these were she athey were targets in -- shia. they were targets in the mousks in sanaa. a prime suspect many would have accused of doing this -- al qaeda -- issued a statement saying it was not them and they wouldn't target large gatherings of civilians.
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the responsibility that we heard has come from isis in written and audio form through channels they've used if the past is it add weight to the possibility that isis were behind these blasts. in the past they have been known to have a limited capability in yemen. dozens perhaps only pledging allegiance to the isis leader who's if northern iraq and syria at the moment. the potential that they have found the capability to carry out a mass scale attack like it will have many deeply concerned. they've been able to find a foothold in the chaos that's engulfing yemen. the u.s. has closed its embassy testimony's struggling in its fight against al qaeda. they're slow in finding another place where they can call home. will be deeply concerning to those who don't want to see any further sectarian violence inside yemen. many worried in yemen now, seeing perhaps a new chapter. we've seen instability, but now perhaps the seeny/shia violence -- sunni/shia violence may have
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found a new home in yemen. cnn, beirut. >> if it did find a new home in yemen, what does that mean? barak barfi is a research fell toe new america foundation. he's written extensively about yemen, he lived there. and al qaeda's position there. i asked earlier if this marks a change. yemen is on the brink of civil war, now a new group that's not carried out a major attack before had claimed responsible for the attack on shiite masks and filled with isis. is that how you understand it? and what kind of sign is this? >> this is a very bad omen for yemen. basically yemen's become the battlegrown ground between al qaeda and isis for the control of the jihadist mobile movement. yemeni al qaeda franchise has
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been the most successful franchise. if isis is able to make inroads there and take away recruits and support from the al qaeda fill, it could mean death to affiliate. >> in the chaos yemen has avoided the vicious sectarian violence that we've seen if iraq and syria. you lived there for a year many years ago. how do you think that until this moment it has avoided that? >> well the shiite offshootute shoot the is a -- offshoot is a moderate group. the shia/sunni divide is much nay ohher in yemen than it is in those country. >> if the situation in yemen continues to deteriorate the sphere that we may see another somalia where there's this security vacuum and jihadists overrun it.
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what you do you think? >> i'm not so sure that somalia is the best example. i think lebanon during the civil war from '75 to ' 0 is a better -- '90 is a better example. people can tolerate a lot more violence than say, in a country like egypt during the 2010 revolution where people were in a panic because there was no security. yemenese don't expect a lot from their government or state and know we'll adapt to falling back on family and shrine. >> we hope it won't be a situation like we've seen in somalia. the president of yemen, outed president, who can help him? does she have a chance? >> he does very much have a chance. the international community is back could him. he's backed by the united states by the united nations, by the international community as as toed to the houthi -- as opposed to the houthis. the rebel group that took over
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the government. does not have support. it's basically backed by iran. it's not clear how much support iran is going to tender to the group given that it's bogged down with sanctions in iraq because of the nuclear group. >> do you have any closing comment as far as what you think is the next step that anyone trying to save yemen should do since this has just happened? >> the big question now is does isis have an infrastructure in yemen? was this a home grown attempt -- attack or of it blow back from the yemeni fighter who traveled to iraq and syria, joined up with isis and then were sent home? if it's the former and there's a he'll grown element there and an infrastructure this could be a very bad omen for the united states and international community because it's likely that the yemenese don't have a lot of intelligence about the
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isis components. >> thank you very much for joining us. >> thank you for having me. and now we turn to the attack this week on tongue. at least a dozen of the 23 people killed at a hume in tunisian were tourists. among the dead four italians, three french citizens three japanese and two from spain. some of the bodies are still unaed. on friday people marked independence day with a march against terrorism. authorities have arrested nine people in connection with the attacks which isis claims responsibility. phil black has more from a witness to the master and from the family of one suspect. >> reporter: these are the panicked scenes. as security forces arrived at the museum. by that time the gunman had already killed many people and moved deeper inside the complex.
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this man witnessed the start of the massacre. >> the moment when they started to shoot everybody in front of you. with no mercy. the blood and innocent people laying down. >> reporter: the tourist guide had been waiting by a bus for his tour group to return when he saw a man who didn't look like a terrorist. >> a man. >> reporter: in civilian clothes? >> civilian clothes. blue jeans, nike bask eats -- shoe. blue jacket and the shaved -- >> reporter: he sayses the man pulled what he looked like a gun from his bag but didn't know how to use it. >> i thought he was one of the clients, one of the tourists playing with a plastic gun. >> reporter: he got it working as crowd were leaving the museum. around 60 and started killing
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though around him. after killing the gunmen, authorities were cheered as heroes. one of the attackers lived here. his family is con you fused, grieving and angry. his uncle says it's true. you've seen him carry out the terrorism attack. we dope have his body back. he was also a victim of terrorism. >> reporter: the family says the morning of the attack he drank coffee like any other day. travellers in tunisian and across the globe are trying to figure out why the normal ritual of followed hours later by horrific black. >> bill black. the family of suspects say they are confused and angry the
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attack. they say wednesday morning like any other. four officials say he gunneddown the 23 -- gunneddown the 23 people. more now on how group areeral calizing people in tune why it is hard to get upper control. >> its is difficult if many. the friends of jihadis -- we've been asking them to grasp the notion that their loved one would travel so far away to carry out a misguided notion of jihad and fight isis. when it comes to radicalization in tunisian it's very complex. multi layered. it's not just targeting impoverished youth and an entight like isis is offering them an -- identity like isis is offering them a sense of purpose. however misguided it may be. it's also to afeel educated one
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of those attackers whose family is now speaking out. this attacker's family -- uncle, sorry, also separately spoke to cnn. he was saying his never sue also a victim of terrorism because he was brainwash. and drawn toward an entity like that. he described his nephew as being calm and they're. we could pick him up. the reasons the u.s. is radical eased is a -- it's difficult to control unless every single nation put reforms into place that give you an alternate. modern imams need to have a stronger voice so that when the
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clerical relics are speaking out, there's an alternate voice for them to turn to. >> arwa damon's perspective -- we got it earlier. student are working to clean up the massacre. plans for an agreement on the energy good weekend of the whth. -- and a tine in nigeria once control by boko haram. ing a finger... you may be muddling through allergies. try zyrtec® for powerful allergy relief. and zyrtec® is different than claritin. because it starts working faster on the first day you take it. zyrtec®. muddle no more™.
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exterior view there was the chaos that happened at the new orleans airport earlier. investigator trying to determine why an armed man attacked security screener at new orleans' airport late friday. an army of officers descended on the airport where officials say 63-year-old richard white stormed you through two security checkpoints. sheriff's officials say he sprayed two transportation security administration officers with wasp spray and slashed a third tsa officer with a machete. the sheriff's deputy then opened fire shooting white three times. white of taken to hospital where authorities say he underwent
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surgery. several sticky points have put the -- sticking suspense have put the talk in iran until next week. the deadline for a framework agreement is next month. nic robertson with more from the talks from switzerland. >> reporter: not long after calling a recess secretary kerry had a short meeting with the iranian foreign minister. that lasted about 15 minutes. what we're hearing is on saturday success kerry will meet with the german french and british foreign ministers, part of the p5+1 to brief them. the state department saying it's a good moment to bring them up to speed with what has been happening. secretary kerry says he expects the delegations to be back here next week to continue the talks. this is just a recess but is an indication that these have been tough talks. there's been you know talk about how much prague hess has
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been made -- progress has been made. the indication is there are still tough issues that they have not been able to make grammy on. president obama speaking to the iranian people on the eve of the new year sudden for the iranian delegation saying that this is a time for the delegation here to make tough choices. but the opportunities if they make these choices will be good for the respectan people. there is what he said -- >> iran's leaders have a choice between two paths. if they cannot agree to a reasonable deal they will keep iran on the path it's onned to. a path that is isolated -- has isolated iran and the iranian people from so much of the world. if iran's leader can agree to a reasonable deal. can lead to a better path. the path of greater tunes for the iranian people. >> reporter: i was able to talk to the iranian foreign minister and ask him it he thought that there was still time to get a deal done before the deadline
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that's coming up. this is what he told me -- >> it depends on the mile -- whether there is a political will to reach one. >> reporter: interesting that he says if there's a political will because this is what secretary kerry has been saying all week. there needs to be political will on the iranian side to make the tough key choices. now the iranian delegation was turning it back on the u.s. and saying you know there needs to be political will there. and i asked him as well about president obama's message to the iranian people. he told me that he tweeted on that, and his thoughts on that earlier. and in his tweet, this is what he said -- the iranians is already made their choice, engage with dignity. it's high time he said high time for the u.s. and its allies to choose pressure or agreement. pressure or grammy. the real indication there is that his pushing back on secretary kerry and his delegation here saying if you
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were us to agree, ease back on the pressure. so really it is a contest at this stage, if you will of political wills. the side saying they will get back together again next week. nic robertson, cnn, switzerland. u.s. house speaker john boehner plans to visit israel in the next couple of weeks. it was boehner who invited israeli prime minister netanyahu to deliver a speech to a joint meeting of the u.s. congress earlier this month. just this week netanyahu won re-election. during the campaign he said there would be no two-state solution in the middle east. netanyahu's statement led president obama to warn he may reassess the u.s. relationship with sdap. cnn senior white house correspondent jim akomptrksccostaccosta has more. >> reporter: if there's one thing clear after president obama's phone equal israeli prime minister in the the netanyahu, it's that a single conversation won't repair a
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damaged relationship. netanyahu said in at least three interviews that he still believes in palestinian statehood despite his pre-election flip-flop on a two-state solution and desperate appeal for votes. "i haven't changed," high told npr. but it's not good enough for the white house. >> why not take him at his word? is there a reason the white house -- >> the question is which one. >> his latest. >> okay. >> reporter: white house press secretary josh earnest declined to see whether netanyahu clarified his position in his phone call with the president. >> did the prime minister tell the president he believes in a two-state solution in this call? >> that's something that -- you can ask my israeli counterpart about what the prime minister said. >> don't you know what the president heard? >> i'm not saying i don't know. i'm saying that i will allow my israeli counterpart to describe the views that his boss conveyed on the phone call. >> reporter: despite tensions house speaker john boehner plan to visit sdael end of the month. while the speaker's offices the trip was planned well before the
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prime minister's re-election it will come around the deadline for an initial that's correct deal between iran the u.s. and other world powers. >> at this moment may come again soon. i believe that our nations have an historic opportunity resolve this issue peacefully. an opportunity we should not miss. >> reporter: in a video message to the iranian people the president urged leaders in tehran to come to an agreement and later released a statement calling for the release of americans imprisoned or missing in the country. secretary of state john kerry who spent the week working on a nuclear agreement sounded optimistic as he left the talks. >> i'll be back next week. made a lot of progress yes, here. >> reporter: the white house had said before in the the in the's victory that the president -- before netanyahu's victory that the president would not meet with him prior to the election. with the voting over aidess to the president won't rule out a meeting saying they have much to discuss. we turn to syria.
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70 syrian soldiers were killed in attacks launched by isis east of homs. according to the object be servetory for human rights that monitors the ongoing civil war, the assault began wednesday. the group also says isis suffered casualties but did not provide a number. they also point out this latest attack was designed to boost militant morale after a string of defeats against syria's kurdish ypg forces. a gruesome discovery in nigeria friday after more than 90 bodies were found in a shallow grave in a town recently liberated by boko haram. the victims, some of them beheaded believed to be residents who refused to join the terrorist group. on march 8th, troop in chad and nigeria were able to regain control after hours of intense fighting with boko haram who took control of the town in november. over 200 boko haram fighters were told and 25 troops were
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killed it the battle. a storm that has already hit australia is coming back for more. derek van dam will have that next. my cut hurt. >>mine hurt more. >>mine stopped hurting faster! neosporin plus pain relief starts relieving pain faster and kills more types of infectious bacteria neosporin plus pain relief kills the germs. fights the pain. use with band-aid brand.
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a tropical cyclone is getting ready to hit australia again. this time in the north. cyclone nathan made its first landfall in north queensland early friday. it's a remote area nathan which
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of the equivalent of a category 4 hurricane weakened as it passed over land. it may strengthen toward the very top of australia. and that second landfall expected to happen in the next 2 24 hours. derek is on top of it for us. >> for cyclones to continue with its strength and organization, it needs an ocean or some sort of water source to give it that fuel and energy needed to stay organized and to stay that category 4 equivalent as it was when it made landfall across the queensland coast. it's just that when it encountered land lost the moisture source that's why we saw the deterioration of the storm. you can clearly see what happened as ittentered the coast of far north queensland north of cooktown. look how it became disorganized and disrupted the flow of the storm. as it moved right back into the ocean waters, this is called the
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gulf of carpenteria. a shallow part of the ocean and warm part as well. perfect condition for the storm to fire up again. you see as it enters the gulf how quickly it starts to organize and it's got its eye set on the northern territory thm is an area called the top end. it will strengthen over the next 24 hours. by strengthen it will not be as strong as it was when it made landfall across the coast of queens land. here the radar. you see the outer rain band. just a few kilometers offshore. we currently have gale-force warnings for much of the top end part of the northern territory. here comes the storm making landfall local time is not morning. roughly about 6:00 to 7:00 in the morning. the big concern here really not the winds, it's the amount of rainfall that could lead to the possible of localized flooding or river flooding. you see on the map going forward
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over the next 48 hours, it's possible that we have between 75 and 150 millimeters of additional rainfall. now we're going to head over to the united states where if you are traveling to the big apple or perhaps the nation's capital, you'll want to be ready and prepared for winter weather. even though the calendar says spring which officially occurred on friday. winter continues to grip the northeastern parts of the united states. look at the temperatures. sunday and monday dropping into the 30s, and lower 40s to start off the workweek. even colder upstream behind the cold front. boston they've had a very rough winner. you see temperature there well below freezing. we're actually saying good-bye to a winter storm that brought a fresh layer of snow to the big apple including philadelphia. even a few flakes flew across the boston area. now we're focusing our attention on a big rainmaker across texas and louisiana. remember we've got the south by southwest festival taking place
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in -- in austin texas. we have -- in fact flood watch for this area. and you see the reason why. we're expecting anywhere between two to four inches of rainfall for the greater austin region. just outside of houston and san antonio, we could have pockets of four to six inches of rain leading to the possibility of localized flooding across that area. natalie, have you ever heard of the south by southwest festival? cool thing -- >> i should hope so. yes. >> music and all kinds of -- >> huge. yes. sorry they're getting drenched during it. you were talking about the eclipse yesterday, so we have scurried up stunning pictures of the eclipse from around the world. take a look. this is vienna behind a statue on the roof of the austrian art history museum. very arty that photographer. and milan's cathedral. from lebanon over a mosque in
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the city of tire. and norway the eclipse was total. and one more for you from space. the eclipse as soon from the european space agency's mini satellite. nice job little mini satellite. good stuff indeed. what was meant to be a cruise ship vacation turned into quite the nightmare for special tourists. survivors of the horrific attack in tunis are back home. we'll hear from them in the next half-hour. isis' influence on the rise in north africa.
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welcome back. i'm natalie allen.
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here's an update on the top stories we're following this hour on "cnn newsroom." the terror group isis claiming responsible for attacks on a pair of mosques in yemen that left at least 137 people dead 350 injured. state-run media reports suicide bombers pretended to be disabled and hid their explosives under plaster casts they were wearing. people in tunisia meantime marched against terrorism on the country's independence day just days after two extremives killed 23 people at a museum in tunis. officials say the men had weapon training in libya. about half the people killed were tourists. more than 90 decomposing bodies were found if a shallow grave in damask nigeria, friday. the bodies discovered in a town recently freed from boko haram. the victims, some of them beheaded are believed to be residents who refused to join the terrorist group.
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70 syrian soldiers were kill in attacks -- killed in attacks launched by isis east homs. the group that monitors the ongoing civil war said the assault began wednesday. the group says that isis suffered casualties but didn't provide a number. maybe many of those killed our wounded in the tunisia attack were tourists, passenger aboard two cruise ships. carl penhall talked to some survive as they arrived back in barcelona, spain. >> reporter: back in port,en of a dream cruise that turned into a bloody nightmare. 12 of the passengers that set sail on the "splend splendsplend"splendida" spoke out. "when i speak of it i relive those moments, and i can't bear it it," she says.
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this woman of out the museum when the gunmen strike. "we heard shots like little explosions and turned and saw two people shooting. i threw myself on the floor. two people died on the steps of the bus," she says. she believes those corpses blocked the way preventing the killers from scrambling aboard. next the shooters turned their sights on other tourists relaxing and shopping for souvenirs nearby. "i was smoking a cigarette at the door of the museum. i saw five or six people fall toward the floor and felt the bullets coming toward me." he says. he grabbed his wife and they bolted inside. "i began seeing bullets spray underneath the bus. there was a terrorist on the right and another on the left. everybody around them fell dead," she says. over coffee a small town mayor
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in spain, cleanups the postcards he was buying on the museum's steps. "we rap into the museum, and i saw the terrorist run in behind me. i hid behind a column and the bullets were whizzing by," he says. "i felt panic, i thought i was dead. i thought i'm not get ugh out of here a-- getting out of here alive. they shot without pity. it was brutal." cassido made it to a third floor balcony and huddled with other tourists. he said the shooting lasted at least an hour. through a crack in the door you could see people moving and bleeding and couldn't do anything. you didn't know if they were alive or dead he says. in the melee he separated from his wife catalina not knowing if she had survived. they were only renighted hours -- they were only reunited hours
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later. "i just said we're alive, we're alive." he and other survivors now coming home to the question why. why they lived while others died. cnn, barcelona, spain. >> gripping stories from those people, who they have been through. they survived. obsessivers say the troyer attack in tunisia is proof isis is expanding its influence in north africa. libya in particular let's bring in jam anna carach live from baghdad. tell us about libya, and why jamanna could come with us to have particular interest and influence. >> well, for the past few years, since 2012 we have reported
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extensive on the threat from libya. what we saw there was following the revolution in 2011 when you got this chaos in the country. the political vacuum. and the security vacuum. we saw the emergence of extremist groups. their training cam that also appeared in the country. a lot of jihadis from outside libya were coming into the country -- especially the eastern part. also in the south they were training jihadis who would continue on to syria from there. what we've seep the past few months is as the security situation deteriorated even further, groups like isis exploited that. and what happened of we've seen groups in different parts of the country pledging alethal injection an to isis and also carry -- allegiance to isis and also carrying out high-profile attacks. we saw that in january, a complex attacked that killed
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foreigners at a five-star hotel claimed by. the libyan franchise of isis did claim responsibility, and showed the video, if you recall last month, of the beheading of more than 20 christian egyptians. there's been concern from neighboring countries whether it's tunisia or egypt. we saw egypt taking action by carrying out air strikes in libya. neighbors have been warning saying something has to be done to tray and emerging extremist threat that seems to be just increasing with time and more and more attacks like it that can be traced back to elizabeth. january, 2013. this is not the first time that we're seeing something that can be tracked back to libya. the attack on -- inial, across the border on an oil and gas facility by militants were
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believed to have been trained across the border and moved to algeria and to an oil facility there. >> not enough is being done. >> what -- how do you control a group as ram ant as isis that's wrapping in in so many areas? >> reporter: if you look at why isis consolidated its presence or other treatmentist they exploited the president differences and rival fashion, that have not been fighting each other. and the situation continues to worsen. that's why you hear from members of international community. the united states upper, and. others saying that the solution
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in elizabeth needs to be girl -- and sending troops to deal with the situation. really if you look at the current divisions in libya and the fighting ongoing between the rival factions rather than uniting and fighting isis or the treexist groups there. it seems they are fighting each other. and there are u.s. talks taking place for some time to try and will bring the different sides together to try and make them form a national unity government. many libyans would tell you this is too little too late in the country. there was this feeling that the international community had an obligation to try and help libya after they intervened with nato backing to overthrow the gadhafi regime. many libyans feel their country
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had been neglected and ignored by the international community since allowing this to emerge. >> can't believe what it's like for the regular zones. we appreciate your updates. greece is looking to fund itself without a third bailout. one idea -- hiring tourists to catch tax cheats. would you be a tax buy for grease? we'll look that. some parents were found clinging to the oat of the wall of the children's school. emale announcer ] aveeno® daily moisturizing lotion has active naturals® oat with five vital nutrients. [ aniston ] because beautiful skin goes with everything. aveeno®. naturally beautiful results™. [ male announcer ] eligible for medicare? that's a good thing, but it doesn't cover everything.
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it's not too uncommon for parent to have high expectations about their children's performance in school sometimes unreal expectations. wait until you see what some parents in one province did to help guarantee good grades from their kids. >> reporter: exam time in india and eager parents and relatives are lining the wall of schools. those aren't good luck card or packed lunches they're passing to students they're cheat sheets for all important exams to continue their education. local media reports say police accepted bribes from these relatives to give them access to the school. inside the classroom under the
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not so watchful eye of examiners, the answers are pass around and around with pupils barely seeming to care when they're caught red-handed. mass cheating in behar state is a recognized problem. a problem authorities say they can't tackle alone. >> three to four people helping a single student would mean that there are a total of six to send million people helping students cheat. is it the responsibility of the government alone to manage subpoena a huge number of people and to conduct a 100% three and fair examination? >> reporter: india is lagging whether it comes to education, with the literacy rate of 74% compared to 95% in china. women in particular are affected with just 64% having a formal education. the superintendent of this high school says cheating is detrimental to a student's future but denies it's happening underneath his nose.
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>> "no such thing is happening in my center we're conducting peaceful and cheating-free examinations here." >> reporter: education is seen as a precious commodity for young indians. before these students the value of their education might have just taken a serious hit. cnn. fans of suspended "top gear" host jeremy clarkson want him back on tv. the bizarre stunt they pulled in tloin deliver the message to the bbc. hey, you forgot the milk! that's lactaid®. right. 100% real milk just without the lactose. so you can drink all you want... ...with no discomfort? exactly. here, try some... mmm, it is real milk. see? delicious. hoof bump! oh. right here girl, boom! lactaid®. 100% real milk. no discomfort. and for a tasty snack
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that's promo code "go." call now! of all the economic reforms suggested by the greek finance minister the so-called tourist tax buy is getting the -- tax spy is getting the most attention. calls for tourists to crack down on tax evague and report when hay don't get a receipt, essentially becoming tax spies. we asked people what they think of the idea. >> reporter: greece is a tour youist hot spot. if you're going to the islands, would you mine being wired to catch tax cheats in cnn asked a few tourists if they would. >> i'm here on holiday. i want to have a good time and a good relationship with the greeks that i meet and shops, cafes, walking the streets. i don't. them to think i'm spying on them. >> it depend on the situation.
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if you see someone rich and not into taxes, i understand you have to pay. i'm going to. >> reporter: the prime minister floated the idea in a letter in "the financial times" in early march. it was to the european union. one idea on how to collect tax in a country known for its cash economy. no receipts no tax is likely to be paid. greece is owed some 7 million euros in missing taxes. and the idea would help create what he calls a new tax compliance culture. the new greek government is scrambling to find new ways. some might say creative ways to fund itself without a third bailout. those that have already loaned greece some 240 billion euros have said the new government must not roll back austerity and must continue struck actually
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reform. during the crisis, the greek economy greatly needs these tourists and money and doesn't want to alienate them. >> i could the idea of the greek government of having tax buys could be a good idea to remove or control tax evasion. i think i could do this job. i could. >> tax advice? it is a good positive thing and a negative thing. good for tourism and strengthening the government's resolve in stopping any potential illegal activity. also bad for the people who would feel that the government is betraying them somehow. >> reporter: the idea would also include enlisting greeks like nannies, students housekeepers greeks spying on greeks with sounds and video. no word from brusselses if a promise to spy on grease would
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become part of economic reform. cnn, london. >> they're trying to think of anything and everything in greece. fans of suspend wanted bbc star jeremy clarkson say they want the "top gear" host back on tv. they drove a tank through the streets of londoni to deliver a petition to the network demanding his reinstatement. now these are fans. they claimed a million people signed the petition. the bbc says clarkson was suspended after he allegedly had a physical confrontation with a producer i'll learn flower oceanyocean y rosie tompkins. >> reporter: jeremy clarkson takes the stand to deliver the latest thoughts on the bbc's decision to suspend him. >> the biggest [ bleep ] is [ bleep ]. it was a great show -- trip was an impromptu appearance on thursday where the
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controversial british repeated auctioned off what he described as a final lap of the gear. >> i hope [ bleep ] -- [ laughter ] >> reporter: tears are no surprise after 27 years presenting "top gear" and building an estimated audience of 350 million viewers worldwide. today clarkson is one of the bbc's most popular and divisive presenters. >> i don't like him at all. >> i don't mind his send of kushl. british sense of humor. >> he's usually popular, he makes all the money for the bbc. >> reporter: everybody everyone's got their support for clarkson. global support is immense. the latest measure in the form of an online petition calling for his reinstatement. combined with the mystery driver from "top gear" deserve to be
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helped out. at the moment the viewers are going punished. >> reporter: there you have it. almost a million sigs in one week. and that does go to show the incredible gloibl support clarkson's fate should be reported next week when it's handed over to the bbc. in the meantime we'll have doney had instate the controversial presenter. -- [ technical difficulties ] tesla will offer automatic steering in three millions on its model s sedan. that's about a year ahead of other automakers. it will only be available when driving on freeways or major
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roads. drivers don't even have to go to a mechanic for the upgrampd how about this one -- it will happen through a software update. thank you for joining us this hour. i'm natalie allen. you're watching cnn. -- captions by vitac --
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at least 137 people are killed. the suicide bombers attack two mosques in yemen and it may be the start of a new campaign by isis. and days after the terror network's deadly attack in tunisia we'll talk about the group's growing reach. and security agents a man swinging a machete. more on that. a closer look at airport security in america. i'm isa soares in london. this is "cnn newsroom." we begin this hour with a scene of utter carnage in the capital of yemen. the terror group isis claims it carried out a series of